Nigeria’s D’ Tigers will today (Sunday) face stem test in their quest to lift their first ever Afrobasket title when the lock horns with one of Africa’s basketball powerhouse Tunisia in the final group game of the tournament.
Already, both Nigeria and host Tunisia have qualified for the next stage of the ongoing championship.
On Friday, D’Tigers, recorded their second successive win in the competition when they proved superb to roast their Uganda counterparts 98-59.
It was an encounter that Chamberlain Oguchi continued his impressive outing in Rades, notching up 30 points and eight rebounds, with Al-Farouk Aminu complimented with 14 points.
The game monitored on Supersport channel showed that the Ugandans have now lost all of their two matches at the tournament with the Central African Republic awaiting in their final group match today.
The Silverbacks had their best run for just the opening 35 seconds of the match, before Oguchi siezed initiatives.
Uganda converted just 48 percents of their efforts from the free-throw line and 31 percent of their field-throw attempts; much lower than Nigeria’s 77 per cent to 48 per cent free-throws to field goals differential.


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